Researchers enrolled 34 volunteers, aged 39-66 years, half of whom consumed a half-teaspoon of DHA daily, while the other half received a daily half-teaspoon of olive oil for 90 days, in addition to regular meals. DHA reduced the number of small LDL particles by 22% and increased the number of large LDL particles by 127%. No changes were noted with olive oil. (Kelley DS, Siegel D, et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Aug;86(2):324-33.)
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